The Trish Trash Creative Team

Meet Jessica Abel, the talented writer/artist behind TRISH TRASH: ROLLERGIRL OF MARS!

Jessica Abel

Series Creator

Cartoonist, author, and educator Jessica Abel is the author of the graphic novel La Perdida (winner of the the 2002 “Best New Series” Harvey Award) as well as two collections of stories from her omnibus comic book Artbabe. She and her husband, the cartoonist Matt Madden, were series editors for The Best American Comics from 2007 to 2013. Together they’ve authored two textbooks about making comics, Drawing Words & Writing Pictures and Mastering Comics. Her new book (and podcast), Out on the Wire, is about how the best radio producers in the world use story to keep us listening.

Jessica is the chair of the illustration program at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. She lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with her husband and their two children.


Lydia Roberts

Background and Design

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